This Weekend in the Nerd Verse… March 28th-29th, 2015

Looks like Idris Elba as James Bond is getting closer to becoming a reality. Source: IGN

Lucy Lawless turned 47 this week and looks better than every.  Source: ComicBook.com

The Academy bought the model for 2001: A Space Odyssey and it when for a 344,000 dollars. Source: Variety

Hugh Jackman is officially stepping down as Wolverine. Source: Instagram

A potential new Star Trek series could be in the works. Source: Latino-Review

Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show!

Yesterday in the Nerd Verse March 25th, 2015

The first look at Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor has been released, and he looks awesome. Source: EW

Steven Spielberg is slated to direct the movie adaptation of the book Ready Player One. Now that everyone got it in their LootCrate last month, we should all know how best to compare it to the book and tear it to shreds. Source: Deadline

Super Troopers 2 has met it’s crowdfunding goal. Source: Indiegogo

It was announced that newcomer Lana Condor will be Jubilee in X-Men: Apocalypse. Source: Instagram

There’s a lot of Star Wars chatter. The latest: Ben Mendelsohn has been targeted in the spinoff Rogue One. Source: Deadline

Idris Elba…Star Trek…Kilgon! What more could a nerd ask for? Source: Variety

Will there be a Captain Marvel end of credits tease in Age of Ultron? According to Umberto Gonzalez of The Latino Review there will be. This is just a rumor, so hold your horses, super fans. Source: Instagram

Rap battle between Hodor vs. Groot!!! that is all. Hodor even throws up the W.. for Westeros of course!

Buffy actor Nicholas Brendon also revealed some sad news via TMZ – his battle with depression and addiction is attributed to the fact he was sexually abused as a child. You can watch the Skype video at the link. We want to send our thoughts towards Nick’s way and hope this public announcement will spearhead his recovery. Source: TMZ

 

This Weekend in the Nerd Verse… March 21st – March 22nd

Well, Tom Cruise is back again for Mission Impossible 5. A teaser trailer was released this week.

Insurgent opened this weekend and was at the top of the box office. Source: Rentrak

The CERN’s  Large Hadron Collider is going online this week. Parallel Universes here we come – or the end of the world. Who knows? Source: IGN

Gal Gadot, who will play Wonder Woman, responded to all the casting complaints. Source: Robot Underdog

If you’re headed to WonderCon in Anaheim starting April 3rd, they just released their schedule. Source: WonderCon

A Matrix LEGO video has been trending, and you need to check it out. It’s pretty cool.

 

 

This Weekend in the Nerd Verse… Mar 14th and 15th, 2015

Looks like a remake of The Crow is happening and Jack Huston from Boardwalk Empire will be the leading role. Source: Dread Central

Was your favorite X-Men back in the 90’s? Me too! If you were a fan of the 90’s X-Men then you’ll be happy to hear that Marvel has announced its X-Men 92 Secret Wars series. Source: Comic Book

Well, Sharknado 3 is happening and David Hasselhoff will be joining the cast. Source: Variety

A Steve McQueen biopic is in the works! SourceDeadline

This live action Cinderella directed by Kenneth Branagh crushed Liam Nesson at the box office this weekend. Seems that everyone still really loves Cinderella. Source: Vulture

 

 

Yesterday in the Nerd Verse Feb 24, 2015

Ben Hardy (Eastenders)  joins the cast for X-Men Apocalypse as a significant character to the X-Men Universe, but no word yet on who. Source: Variety

Dwayne Jonson says the Shazam might be coming out sooner than anticipated. Source: YouTube

I know I’m sad are you sad? Parks and Recreation has come to an end. What a great show it’s been these last seven years. It’ll be missed. Source: AV Club

In related news Rob Schrab, who’s work on Community, Parks Recreation and The Mindy Report Will be directing the sequel to The LEGO Movie. Source: Deadline

Yesterday in the Nerd Verse Feb 17,2015

In X-Men related news; Kodi Smit-McPhee (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) will join as Nightcrawler. Source: Instagram

Bryan Singer also released some blurry X-Men: Apocalypse art. Source: Instagram

Mars One is whittling down candidates to colonize Mars. The Earth is getting ever so closer to having people on Mars Source: NBC

Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge says he’s made contact with aliens. Source: Paper Magazine

Scott McCloud’s comic Sculptor, which only came out on February 3rd, is heading to the silver screen. Source: The Hollywood Reporter

If you were wanting more Pirates of the Caribbean, you’re going to get it. Production on Dead Men Tell No Tales started yesterday in Australia. Source: Vulture

Harry Potter Trivia Pursuit is coming to America! Source: Snitch Seeker

The Dreadstar comic book series by Jim Starlin (by Marvel’s imprint Epic Comics) is in development for the small screen. The story follows Vanth Dreadstar, sole survivor of the Milky Way. Source: The Wrap

The She-Hulk comic series will be coming to a conclusion tomorrow with issue 12. Source: Marvel

Yesterday in the Nerd Verse… Feb 8, 2015

It was a big night for The Grammy Awards. Everyone was decked out to the nines, and the evening proved to be an interesting one. If you want to catch up on the winners you can click the source. Source: Vulture

President Obama also addressed sexual violence and the influence of media has on our culture and asked viewers, contributors and artists at the Grammy Awards to take a stand against sexual violence. Source: Deadline

For all you Spaceballs fans, Mel Brooks wants to make a sequel! Source: AV Club

If you haven’t heard Constantine might be moving to Syfy. Source: DC Comic News

There’s a rumor going around that Angelina Jolie is wanted to direct Captain Marvel. Source: Comic Book News